I did a clean install of my OS (Lion) for the first time in about 7 years tonight. My machine is running much snappier. So far I’ve installed three critical apps (Chrome, Jumpcut, and TextExpander) and four non-critical ones. Now what to do with all my data. Ultimately, I’d like to move it all to the cloud (Google Docs, Picasa, Box.net, Dropbox, etc…) so I can fit into an inexpensive Macbook Air in the new year. My backed up home directory is 227 gigs, including a 110 gig iPhoto library (images I’m willing to migrate). Any suggestions? :)
Apple – OS X Lion – The world’s most advanced OS.
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I’m pulling a #lateworkcrew tonight for the first time in a few weeks… and it looks like there may be more to come this week. Who’s in tonight? :)
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CUE is producing an iPad in Education workshop in Orange County on Saturday November 12! The deadline to register is this Friday, October 28. The cost is $700, which includes a 16 GB iPad 2 (wifi) and the three-hour hands-on training at National University in Costa Mesa. This workshop is offereed in partnership with San Diego CUE (SDCUE) and Orange County CUE (OCCUE) Join us: http://cue.org/sdcue
CUE Professional Development Workshop Web Store
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Sadly it seems my iPhone 4 (that went swimming with me over a month ago) has finally died. I had dried it out and resuscitated it… and later replaced the battery, the screen, and the dock connector to avoid annoying issues. The wifi hasn’t worked since the accident and the headphone jack died last week, but I still basically had a working iPhone 4 until just now. The screen is black now, though, and it’s unresponsive. It’s sad to see it go, especially after putting so much time (and money) into repairs – and especially after being proud of keeping it alive.
It’s plugged into a charger right now “just in case” but it looks like I’ll have to reactivate my old 3GS with AT&T – and consider when or if I’ll spend too much money on an early upgrade to a 4S.
The worst part? Nearly 100 photos from the past weekend (including a pumpkin patch trip with the boys) are now unretrievable. I wonder if the phone and I will get out of this one…
Mark Wagner – Google+ – About 2 weeks ago, my iPhone 4 went swimming with me. It…
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Congress is threatening to cut funding for NPR, PBS and other public media. Freepress.net is fighting back: Show Your Support! Get Your Free Public Media Sticker.
SaveTheNews.org | Show Your Support! Get Your Free Public Media Sticker.
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The latest from the EFF, including a “Cell Phone Guide for Occupy Wall Street Protesters (and Everyone Else)”
Protesters of all political persuasions are increasingly documenting their protests — and encounters with the police — using electronic devices like cameras and cell phones. The following tips apply to protesters in the United States who are concerned about protecting their electronic devices when questioned, detained, or arrested by police. These are general guidelines; individuals with specific concerns should talk to an attorney.
Electronic Frontier Foundation | Defending your rights in the digital world
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Using the RSS (well ATOM) feed that dlvr.it creates, I setup an IFTTT task to post my Google+ posts to my blog at edtechlife.com. (As far as I could tell, dlvr.it doesn’t post directly to wordpress blogs.) Testing this setup with this post… did it work?
Educational Technology and Life
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